Tuesday, May 11, 2010

My garden today….

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Good Morning…. it is a blah day here in Indiana…. it has been very cool the last few days.

Siberian Iris and White Hearty Geraniums

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Not the best day to take pictures, but I have a bunch blooming and the time to do it today.

Coquette des Blanches Rose

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I just love this Dorothy Rose Columbine, it is the perfect shade of pink.

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  Here is the other side of my steps, you can see it fills in so nicely.

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The borders are getting bigger every day.  If the sun would stay out it would help.

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Don’t pay any attention to my garden hose being out…. oops!

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Some of these pictures are a bit dark, but I wanted to share them anyway.  Camelot Foxglove

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Unknown iris, but lovely colors…. and peony in the background.

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Love, love, love Sensation Rose Salvia.

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Pure white peony.

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Strawberry Foxglove

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Delphiniums

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The butterfly hill is starting to look pretty again.

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The knockouts are in full bloom.

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This pink primrose is taking over, but I still like it there.

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Spirea, coneflowers and daylily will be blooming soon.  My butterfly bush is already really big, may be cutting it back this week.

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This bed is pretty with red blooms right now, this will be yellow, purple and orange later this summer.

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The lambs ear is ready to bloom soon too.

 

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My hydrangeas are all budded out, I am so happy they will bloom this year.  Last year the frost got them.

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The roses on this side are have buds…. by the weekend it should have more color.

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The wildflower bed has pretty yellow and blue blooms.

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In a few weeks it will be a huge sea of yellow from the coreopsis.

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A hanging basket my girls got me for Mother’s Day I put in a basket on the porch.

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The geese have been in the grass the past couple days… too many to count.

Thanks for visiting and Happy Gardening….Brooke

6 comments:

  1. Oh Brooke, it gets more beautiful everyday! Camelot is a great Foxglove isn't it?

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  2. Like a look into our garden's not so distant future... thanks for sharing! Larry

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  3. Everything looks beautiful! A lovely, lovely garden!

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  4. I love your gardens..so nicely done..though I was wondering how on earth you keep them so orderly and clean, mine become chaotic..lol. Are your delphiniums already blooming? Oh jealousy! I love the wide open grass areas and the cute little birds near the pond. And...the way you have added the boulders within the beds. I wonder if you'd mind my borrowing your idea of the birdhouses along the porch railing? I just adore that idea. I found your blog by accident, but will certainly be back.
    Rhonda

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  5. Your gardens are gorgeous, Brooke. What a beautiful setting to call home. In your first photo, the white geranium and iris--nice!!

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  6. So much to see here. I will have to return when I have more time. Love your site. And, your playlist.

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Wonderful to hear from you and taking the time to visit. Come back soon and let me know how I can visit you online as well. I love to meet new gardeners!

Here is the finalized list of all the stops on the Christmas in the Country Tour 2014 here at Creative Country Mom's.

Featured Home Tours - Panoply, Aiken House and Garden,


Featured Home Tours - A Delightsome Life, Shabby Art Boutique,


DAY THREE - DECEMBER 2ND

Featured Home Tours - Nancherrow and

Sweet Tea and Saving Grace


DAY FOUR - DECEMBER 3RD

Featured Home Tours - Meadow Lake Road, Designer's Sweet Spot,

Bohemian Juncktion and White Lace Cottage


DAY FIVE - DECEMBER 4TH

Featured Home Tours - Momcrieff and

Somewhat Quirky Designs


DAY SIX - DECEMBER 5TH

Featured Home Tours - Shabby FuFu, What Meegan Makes,

I Am A Homemaker and Major Huff Takes A Wife


DAY SEVEN - DECEMBER 8TH

Featured Home Tours - Lilacs and Longhorns,

Garden Matter and Southern Seazons


DAY EIGHT - DECEMBER 9TH

Featured Home Tours - Atta Girl Says, Our Southern Home

For What It's Worth and Designthusiasm


DAY NINE - DECEMBER 10TH

Featured Home Tours - Chatfield Court

and Holidays At The Harris Home


DAY TEN - DECEMBER 11TH
Featured Home Tours - Dwellings - The Heart of the Home,
DIY 180, Domicile 37 and Little Red Brick House

DAY ELEVEN - DECEMBER 12TH

Featured Home Tours - Dandelion Patina,

Real Inspired and Sweet Melanie


I wish to thank all of the bloggers that participated and all the ones whom shared their links at the party. I so enjoyed every day of the tour and all the wonderful homes all decorated for the holidays. Merry Christmas to everyone! xxx....Brooke